The Old Mill House


The Old Mill House has got EVERYTHING going for it – - A fabulous location close to Edinburgh and yet enclosed within a beautiful private secluded 3.5 acre garden with the river Esk running through it. - Sleeps 10 in 5 en-suite rooms - a perfect size for that celebration family holiday - Gorgeous large patio spaces and a huge swim spa. On top of all of this, it’s immaculate – so much love and attention has been poured into this 18th century renovated mill house it’s quite incredible. Owner Sally de Ward has hand-picked every element of the interior from the magnificent textiles and rugs to the paintings and ceramics. Her style fuses a classic British look with a hint of the colonial and Far East, making The Old Millhouse completely unique. Unsurprising really when you learn about Sally, the owners history. Sally worked in Dubai running her own interiors business. Her store sold striking antique Chinese Furniture which she sourced personally from the depths of China and fabrics from India. The décor of the house is a real mix of everything very very old and very very new. It has a luxurious finish, using original raw materials such as stone and wood to echo its heritage. Originally dating from 1703 and one of the most historic buildings in the charming town of Dalkeith, The Old Millhouse is a big beautiful country house available for weekend or week long hire. It contains all of the charm of its historic heritage without compromising on modern luxuries such as: electronic gates, CCTV, Sonos system, modern covered swim spa, power showers and Wifi. The ground floor is where the magnificent sunroom is located: with glass on three sides, it is the perfect place to enjoy the stunning garden view. With the impressive remote-controlled fireplace, sofas you can sink into, and a dining table seating ten, this the hub of The Old Millhouse. There is also a sleek and professional-standard kitchen with breakfast bar which has all the appliances you’d expect. The ground floor is also home to a cosy den with its own bar which is the perfect hideaway for enjoying a wee dram. Dalkeith has and is still, going through some super changes, with the new Borders Railway now fully established the town not only has had a surge of new home owners but also tourists venturing out of the City. The Restoration Yard really has put Dalkeith on the map now, offering high end retail shops, café and restaurant and not forgetting their Fort Douglas play area for children. The world famous Roslyn chapel is only 15 mins from the house, as is Edinburgh by the train. The Old Millhouse is your perfect 5-star luxury Scottish retreat!


40 Newmills Road
The Scottish Borders

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